Sprouts Farmers Market officials announced special discounts and giveaways that will be offered to the first customers at its new location which opens next month in Buford.
ATLANTA – First-time unemployment claims fell in Georgia last week, running counter to an increase at the national level. Jobless Georgians filed 12,605 initial claims last week, down 1,870 from the previous week and the lowest weekly total since the coronavirus pandemic struck Georgia in March of last year. The state Department of Labor has […]
Explore Gwinnett is in the midst of celebrating it's first-ever Gwinnett Beer Week.
While county officials are still finishing up the physical Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center itself, they opened the application window for resident and affiliate members on Thursday morning.
ATLANTA – Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4% last month, the lowest since the coronavirus pandemic began in March of last year and 8.5% below the April 2020 pandemic peak of 12.5%. “We have gained back 76% of the jobs lost in the pandemic,” state Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler said Thursday. “Several job sectors […]
Dining on the Lawrenceville Square took a sharp turn last summer when construction of a new bricked area was completed in front of Local Republic and McCray’s Tavern on Perry Street, not far from the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.
The traditional signs of a toxic in-person culture are fairly obvious: long faces, snide remarks, groups of people huddled around the water cooler, who immediately stop speaking when the boss walks in.
A dietary supplement manufacturer recently announced it is moving its corporate headquarters to Buford and bringing 200 new jobs and more than $10 million in capital investment to the county.
A Washington D.C.-based developer recently began construction on a 180-unit residential community that will cater to people who are 55 or older near the Mall of Georgia in Buford.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $119,500 in grants during its June meeting, including $72,000 to organizations serving Gwinnett County.
As the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, one of the biggest challenge facing small businesses is getting workers and making unemployed Gwinnett County residents aware of what jobs are available, according to U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabel Guzman and Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux.
GPS Hospitality, a growing franchisee with nearly 400 Burger King restaurants, recently announced it will award the Burger King Foundation scholarships to 270 students in 10 states this graduation season — including nine students in Gwinnett County.
Even as Duluth economic development director Chris McGahee said there are other projects on the horizon outside of Duluth's downtown district, he also said there is still a little more construction work on the drawing board for downtown.
The college corridor, which cuts a new path between Northdale Road and the northern most branch of North Clayton Street, has been in the works for years, with officials saying it is a key step in a stronger relationship between the college and the city.
The Gwinnett Chamber's Gwinnett Young Professionals group recently announced its 35 Under 35, a list that highlights the top young professionals in Gwinnett County.
Mario Andretti, and several other members of his famous racing family, are heavily involved in the Andretti Karting and Games chain, which held the grand opening for its new location in Buford on Wednesday.
A Walmart Academy in Lawrenceville that is traditionally available to help employees of the retailer learn how to handle new trends in the retail industry as well how to grow their career and work their way up the company ladder is opening its doors to the public to help them with life skills for free.
I recently reconnected with some of my old college friends. Like many reminiscing conversations, we laughed about cramming for finals, gross frat parties, and some of our more memorable professors.
The 286-unit apartment community at 3360 Steve Reynolds Boulevard in Duluth is now being managed by Stonemark Management, according to an announcement from the new managers this past week.
Former Gwinnett County Commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash will receive the Gwinnett Chamber's highest award in August.
The projects included in the infrastructure bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives are just part of many efforts that Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux, D-Ga., said are underway to impact infrastructure in Gwinnett County in a big, long-term way.
For several years, Sugar Hill resident Tony Rissley operated an auction business that kept him quite engaged and fulfilled. But when the pandemic hit last spring, the need for an auction-management expert was considerably diminished.
Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, recently announced Travis Harper as its new executive director.
An investor group led by Bartow Morgan, Jr., recently completed the acquisition of the Georgia Banking Company following the private placements of $125 million in common equity and $55 million in subordinated debt.
Peachtree Corners and Explore Gwinnett officials will partner with the Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners later this month to hold a career fair for jobs in the hospitality industry.
Gwinnett County residents can meet with officials working on the sprawling Rowen research and knowledge community project in eastern Gwinnett to learn about the development this week.
Gwinnett Young Professionals has announced its 35 Under 35 finalists. During THEYPARTY, a high-energy party celebrating the mission behind GYP and the thriving young professionals in the community, the organization will highlight 35 influential young local professionals “who are disruptors, …
Gov. Brian Kemp sat down with Lawrenceville officials, as well as owners of businesses on the Lawrenceville Square, to talk about the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the city's economy on Monday.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $96,5000 in grants during its May meeting, including $78,500 to organizations serving Gwinnett County.
“Burnout” seems to be the word of the year. For many organizations, the shift to virtual work, an onslaught of urgent changes, and the ominous shadow of an uncertain future have contributed to a workforce that is exhausted.
Otis P. Jones of Lawrenceville was recently reelected as secretary-treasurer of the Georgia Transmission Corp. Board of Directors.
As was expected when Gas South took over rival energy provider, Infinite Energy, the Georgia-based gas and energy provider will now have its name on the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth.
When teams that were used to working together in person shifted to virtual, they had a wellspring of mutual goodwill to draw upon. They’d been through change, challenge, and growth together. The existing goodwill enabled them to power through virtual work even when it may have been frustrati…
As much of Sugar Hill's construction activity starts to move away from the downtown district, City Councilman Brandon Hembree said there are plenty of other projects in the pipeline or already underway.
ATLANTA – First-time unemployment claims in Georgia fell last week, mirroring a decline in claims at the national level. Jobless Georgians filed 24,553 initial claims last week, down 888 from the week before, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. Meanwhile, the department was being forced to deal with growing cases of fraud among the […]
ATLANTA – Georgia Power Co. and the utility’s nonprofit foundation announced a $75 million, five-year commitment Monday to advancing racial equity and social justice. The money will support initiatives focused on equity in education, criminal justice and economic empowerment. “At Georgia Power, we’re standing with our communities as, together, we tackle systemic equity issues across […]
Slow Pour has taken the "garden" part of the term "beer garden" to a new level by working with local gardeners to make its beer garden into an educational and community garden.
If you’ve ever tried, and perhaps succeeded in achieving a big goal, you know that great results require hard work (and lots of it). The sacrifice and struggle associated with accomplishment are part of the puritan work ethic, bootstrap-it-up mythology many of us have been marinating in sinc…
Gwinnett County is putting equity plans in place for its redevelopment of Gwinnett Place Mall as well as addressing disparities in how different members of the county's diverse community is served, according to county commission Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson.
The Gwinnett Chamber will host its first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit on Wednesday at the Infinite Energy Center.
What if you could change the way you experience your work by simply shifting your lens? What if someone else’s perspective on your work could bring you more happiness and energy even when circumstances seem to be working against you?
Quick-casual eatery, gusto!, is planning to open one of its new location in Buford next year.